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    Festival de Primavera 2017
    Each year, Spanish-immersion students in the Lower Division and Early Learning Center participate in the Festival de Primavera. Enjoy highlights from this year’s event!
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    Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.

    These pre-K students have fun playing an exciting phonics game that is (secretly) helping them learn how to read. The best part? It can be played at home too! bit.ly/2rVfoAW
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Archive for ‘community-engagement’

The science and World Course teachers for two 6th grade sections have teamed up for an exciting project that combines increased knowledge about the New York water system with community engagement and design thinking!   More...

For the second year in a row, the 4th grade chorus was off to give a special Lunar New Year performance for Chinese seniors at the Hudson Guild – a unique form of community engagement spearheaded by Lower Division music teacher Mimi Hsu.   More...

“Everyone needs people who support and believe in them,” repeats Hyisheem Calier – musician, entrepreneur and social worker – in this powerful speech to Avenues upper grades students.   More...

The Holy Apostle Church is home to New York City’s largest soup kitchen and is located only three blocks away from Avenues, making it an ideal place to begin our work investigating resources within the context of the community.   More...

AnaMaria is responsible for supporting the practice, protocol and intentionality in community engagement as well as facilitating and informing practices and awareness around access, equity, race and diversity.  More...

On Thursday, October 20, more than 200 students in grades six through eight participated in the middle grades Community Day—an example of Avenues’ mission to graduate students who are humble about their gifts and generous of spirit. Each grade participated in a different project: sixth grade cleaned up parks in Flushing, Queens; seventh grade participated […]  More...

Ninth and tenth graders interviewed some of our Spanish-speaking neighbors at the Hudson Guild Senior Center as part of a monologue project. Everyone had such a good time that the students decided to throw a salsa party and invite their new friends.  More...

Making community engagement more “normal” for Avenues students will be one of Brandon Bunt's primary goals as class president.   More...

On Community Engagement Day this past April, 12 Avenues Lower School families chose to spend their cold and crisp Saturday morning at the Hudson Guild Fulton Center garden. The Fulton Community Center helps to keep Senior Chelsea residents (“55 and better”) healthy, active and engaged through a range of educational, recreational and wellness-related activities.  More...

In October, the entire seventh grade went to P.S. 90 in Coney Island, the Edna Cohen School, to spend a day playing music and reading with elementary school students.  More...